Capture the Fracture

Leading expert, Prof. Nick Harvey, Professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Epidemiology, Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at the University of Southampton (UK), Vice Chair of IOF’s Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA), will be the speaker of this much anticipated 1-hour Capture the Fracture® webinar. WHEN: January 16, 11:00-12:00 CET Read more
Fragility fractures due to osteoporosis occur in a substantial proportion of post-menopausal women and elderly men. It is a major public health concern affecting millions worldwide, decreasing patient quality of life, and increasing economic costs. As the first fracture is a strong risk factor for secondary fractures,  early and accurate diagnosis, and treatment initiation in these high-risk... Read more
The Asia-Pacific Region Fracture Liaison Service Consensus Meeting was held in Taipei on Oct. 14, 2017 in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association (TOA). The Meeting, endorsed by the Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS), International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), and TOA, brought together leading Fracture Liaison (FLS) experts from the... Read more
Capture the Fracture© es una iniciativa IOF que promueve la prevención secundaria de fractura a escala global facilitando la implementación de Unidades de Coordinación de Fractura (FLS). Read more
The well-attended one-hour session was co-chaired by Jane A. Cauley, DrPh, ASBMR President, University of Pittsburgh, USA and John A. Kanis, IOF Honorary President, Emeritus Professor University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. The presentations included: Read more
La osteoporosis afecta a millones de personas en todo el mundo y las fracturas son la consecuencia clínica de esta afección. Ante este panorama, la prevención es fundamental. Un diagnóstico temprano a través de las herramientas diagnósticas adecuadas puede ayudar a prevenir fracturas futuras y mejorar la calidad de vida de los pacientes. Read more
Fragility fracture is a major public health concern affecting millions worldwide, with rising human and socioeconomic costs in all regions of the world.  A key factor contributing to the rampant costs is the positive association between a first fragility fracture and the risk of secondary fractures. Patients suffering from a fragility fracture are twice as likely to undergo recurrent fractures in... Read more
In many countries, there is a lack of information about the care that hip patients receive during and after hospitalization. The establishment of a national hip fracture registry provides critical information regarding patient characteristics, operative practices such as time to surgery, and postoperative outcomes. Read more
There was excellent feedback and much interest shown among delegates following the Capture the Fracture® presentation at the joint IOF session held during the 6th FFN Global Congress 2017 in Malmö, August 24–26 August 2017. There were more than 450 attendees from over 40 countries, including, among other disciplines, orthopedists, geriatricians, internists and, notably, 120 nurse practitioners. Read more
The Capture the Fracture® (CTF) programme has achieved a new milestone with its first and highly anticipated workshop in Latin America. It was the second CTF Workshop to take place and the first in 2017. Read more

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